Former MCR Contributor Mark Irwin Publishes New Poetry Collection

Mark Irwin, whose poem “What did you do today? How long will it last? Will you remember?” appeared in Moon City Review 2016, had his new poetry collection, A Passion According to Green, released today. Congratulations, Mark!

Mark’s collection is part of the Green Rose Series, published through New Issues Press. More information can be found here.

For a complete list of former and current Moon City Review contributors and their work, please visit the Authors page.

Happy Official Release Day For Moon City Review 2017!


Moon City Review 2017 is officially out! After a soft release at AWP in Washington, D.C., copies of our latest issue, published by Moon City Press, are now available. With a wonderful cover photo by local artist and writer Chad Woody, the issue includes work by Sayuri Ayers, Walter Bargen, Sarah Broderick, Thomas Shipp Burnett, Marty Carlock, Mallory Chesser, Steven Chung, Pat Daneman, John Paul Davis, Karen J Donovan, Wendy Drexler, Matt Dube, Sarah Freligh, Kerri French, Sheri Gabbert, John Gifford, Katherine Gordon, Benjamin Harnett, Dwight Hilson, Andy Jameson, Erin Jones, Soon Jones, Sam Killmeyer, Tara Kipnees, Angie Macri, Kim Magowan, John McNally, Michael Meyerhofer, Terry Minchow-Proffitt, Travis Mossotti, Jason Namey, L.W. Nicholson, Daniel Paul, Alita Pirkopf, Osel Jessica Plante, Reba Rice, Staci R. Schoenfeld, Noel Sloboda, Evelyn Somers, David Stevens, Kendra Tanacea, Laura Lee Washburn, Charles Harper Webb, Bronisław Waldstein, Margot Wizansky, Christopher Allen Zakrzewski, and Tara Isabel Zambrano. We are so very proud of this issue!

Purchase your copy of Moon City Review 2017 here!

Official Release Day For Michelle Ross’ There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You

Today is the official release day for Michelle Ross’ debut collection, There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You, winner of the 2016 Moon City Short Fiction Award. Among the stories in Michelle’s collection is “Rattlesnake Roundup,” which first appeared in Moon City Review 2016.

It has been a real honor to publish this wonderful book, and we are thrilled to be able to officially welcome Michelle to the Moon City family.

Pick up a copy of There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You here.

Visit The Moon City Press Table At AWP

If you are attending the AWP conference in Washington, D.C., this week, be sure to stop by the Moon City Press book fair table (125-T). While there, pick up a complementary copy of Moon City Review 2017 (while they last), which is hot off the presses. We will also be featuring a selection of the press’ other titles, including its most recent release, Michelle Ross’ There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You, winner of the 2016 Moon City Short Fiction Award. There will also be Moon City Press t-shirts for sale. At the very least, just stop in and say hello to our wonderful staff!

Additionally, the Moon City Press table will be hosting two signings:

Thursday, 2 – 3 pm, Sarah Freligh will be signing copies of her poetry collection Sad Math, winner of the 2014 Moon City Poetry Award

Friday, 11 am – 12 pm, Michelle Ross will be signing copies of There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You

We hope to see you there!

Former MCR Contributor Jim Daniels Publishes New Book Of Poetry

Jim Daniels, whose poetry and fiction appeared in Moon City Review 2016 and Moon City Review 2014, respectively, just published a new collection of poetry through Wayne State University Press. Daniels’ collection, Rowing Inland, is part of the press’ Made in Michigan Writers Series. More information can be found here.

Please visit our Authors page to see which of Daniels’ work first appeared in MCR.